Enlightenment History

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    • Gastronomic Tales of Revolution, War, and Enlightenment
    • By: Stephane Henaut, Jeni Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
    • Release date: 05-28-19
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 477 ratings
    • A witty exploration of the facts and legends surrounding some of the most popular French foods and wines by a French cheesemonger and an American academic, A Bite-Sized History of France tells the compelling and often surprising story of France from the Roman era to modern times....

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    • The Pursuit of Happiness, 1680-1790
    • By: Ritchie Robertson
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 40 hrs and 9 mins
    • Release date: 02-23-21
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 246 ratings
    • This magisterial history - sure to become the definitive work on the subject - recasts the Enlightenment as a period not solely consumed with rationale and reason, but rather as a pursuit of practical means to achieve greater human happiness....

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    • Ideas, Revolution, and Democratic Defeat, 1748-1830
    • By: Jonathan I. Israel
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 60 hrs and 58 mins
    • Release date: 12-14-21
    • Language: English
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    • The Enlightenment That Failed explores the growing rift between those Enlightenment trends and initiatives that appealed exclusively to elites and those aspiring to enlighten all of society by raising mankind's awareness, freedoms, and educational level generally....

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    • A Captivating Guide to the Age of Reason and a Period of Major Industrialization
    • By: Captivating History
    • Narrated by: Jason Zenobia
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Release date: 10-15-20
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 13 ratings
    • If you want to discover the captivating history of the Enlightenment and Industrial Revolution, then this two-in-one books bundle is for you. Includes: Age of Enlightenment and The Industrial Revolution....

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    • And Why It Still Matters
    • By: Anthony Pagden
    • Narrated by: Robert Blumenfeld
    • Length: 16 hrs and 24 mins
    • Release date: 02-07-14
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 126 ratings
    • One of our most renowned and brilliant historians takes a fresh look at the revolutionary intellectual movement that laid the foundation for the modern world....

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    • The Rise of Modern Philosophy
    • By: Anthony Gottlieb
    • Narrated by: Anthony Gottlieb
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Release date: 11-01-16
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 194 ratings
    • In The Dream of Enlightenment, Anthony Gottlieb expertly navigates a second great explosion of thought, taking us to northern Europe in the wake of its wars of religion....

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    • By: Andrew S. Curran
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
    • Release date: 07-24-19
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 45 ratings
    • Denis Diderot is often associated with the decades-long battle to bring the world's first comprehensive Encyclopedie into existence. But his most daring writing took place in the shadows....

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    • The Rise of Modern Philosophy
    • By: Anthony Gottlieb
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Release date: 08-30-16
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 219 ratings
    • In The Dream of Enlightenment, Anthony Gottlieb expertly navigates a second great explosion of thought, taking us to northern Europe in the wake of its wars of religion....

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    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: John Riddle
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
    • Release date: 10-26-17
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 19 ratings
    • From its beginnings as a loosely definable group of philosophical ideas to the culmination of its revolutionary effect on public life in Europe, the Age of Enlightenment is the defining intellectual and cultural movement of the modern world....

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    • Central Asia's Golden Age from the Arab Conquest to Tamerlane
    • By: S. Frederick Starr
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 25 hrs and 16 mins
    • Release date: 10-12-13
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 497 ratings
    • Lost Enlightenment chronicles this forgotten age of achievement, seeks to explain its rise, and explores the competing theories about the cause of its eventual demise....

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    • The Resurgence of Intellectual Life from the End of Antiquity to the Dawn of the Enlightenment
    • By: Charles Freeman
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 27 hrs and 37 mins
    • Release date: 02-07-23
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 5 ratings
    • Charles Freeman, lauded historical scholar and author of The Closing of the Western Mind (“A triumph”—The Times), explores the rebirth of Western thought in the centuries that followed the demise of the classical era....

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    • Erasmus, Luther, and the Fight for the Western Mind
    • By: Michael Massing
    • Narrated by: Tom Parks
    • Length: 34 hrs and 52 mins
    • Release date: 02-27-18
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 281 ratings
    • This deeply textured dual biography and fascinating intellectual history examines two of the greatest minds of European history - Desiderius Erasmus and Martin Luther - and their heated rivalry....

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    • From Enlightenment to Tyranny
    • By: Ian Davidson
    • Narrated by: Clive Chafer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
    • Release date: 04-09-19
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 874 ratings
    • A vital and illuminating look at this profoundly important (and often perplexing) historical moment, by former Financial Times chief foreign affairs columnist Ian Davidson....

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    • Obsession, Madness and Death on Diamond Mountain
    • By: Scott Carney
    • Narrated by: Scott Carney
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
    • Release date: 01-15-23
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 9 ratings
    • In 2012, 38-year-old Ian Thorson's search for spiritual transcendence ended in tragedy on a remote Arizona mountaintop. His wife, a woman anointed as a goddess by an eccentric Buddhist community, held him in her arms as he slowly died from dehydration and dysentery....

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    • By: Margaret Jacob
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Wiley
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Release date: 07-14-20
    • Language: English
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 7 ratings
    • A majestic work of intellectual and cultural history, The Secular Enlightenment demonstrates how secular values and pursuits took hold of 18th-century Europe, spilled into the American colonies, and left their lasting imprint on the Western world for generations to come....

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    • A Novel
    • By: Sarah Perry
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 13 hrs and 4 mins
    • Release date: 06-04-24
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 5 ratings
    • From the author of The Essex Serpent comes a dazzling novel of love and astronomy told over the course of twenty years through the lives of two improbable best friends.

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    • The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
    • By: Steven Pinker
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 19 hrs and 49 mins
    • Release date: 02-13-18
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 7,188 ratings
    • The follow-up to Pinker's groundbreaking The Better Angels of Our Nature presents the big picture of human progress: People are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives....

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    • A Captivating Guide to the Age of Reason, Including the Lives of Isaac Newton, Francis Bacon, John Locke, and Mary Somerville
    • By: Captivating History
    • Narrated by: Jason Zenobia
    • Length: 3 hrs and 37 mins
    • Release date: 03-05-20
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 33 ratings
    • If you want to discover the captivating history of the Age of Enlightenment, then pay attention.... The life of an eminent scientist during the Scientific Revolution and the ensuing Enlightenment was not easy....

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    • 2,000 Years of Christ’s Power, Vol. 5
    • By: Nick Needham
    • Narrated by: Peter Matthess
    • Length: 22 hrs and 50 mins
    • Release date: 03-21-24
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 2 ratings
    • Thoroughly researched with beautifully linked arguments, biographies, context and discussions, Needham provides a riveting text: balancing fact and understanding in the wisdom of experience.

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    • An Enthralling Guide to the Story of Europe, the Renaissance, and the Enlightenment (Exploring the Past)
    • By: Billy Wellman
    • Narrated by: Jay Herbert
    • Series: Exploring the Past
    • Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins
    • Release date: 07-02-24
    • Language: English
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    • Listen to this audiobook now and unlock the door to Europe's magnificent past, vibrant present, and promising future!

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